What to expect at the 2023 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

Oh, the 19th annual celebration — Monday, Nov. 6-Sunday, Nov. 12 — is going to be grand, alright.

SD San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival

The Grand Tasting is the festival’s biggest event.

San Diego’s culinary scene is poppin’ and it’ll take the spotlight at the 19th annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Monday, Nov. 6-Sunday, Nov. 12.

The celebration — dubbed the 2023 best wine festival in the US by USA Today’s 10Best — will showcase 70+ chefs, wineries, farmers, and fishers via 20+ events throughout the week.

SD San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival

A snapshot from last year’s Grand Fiesta.

Photo via JTran Photos

There’s a lot to taste — here are some highlights:

  • Grand Decant | Friday, Nov. 10 | 6-9 p.m. | Julep Venue | Sip your way through premier wine, beer, and spirits from all over the world.
  • Grand Tasting | Saturday, Nov. 11 | 12-3 p.m. | Embarcadero Marina Park North | The festival culminates with its flagship bayfront party featuring drinks and food galore.
  • Grand Fiesta | Sunday, Nov. 12 | 12-3 p.m. | Liberty Station Ingram Plaza | The festival’s finale will focus on cross-border culinary gems and Latin America’s influence on SoCal.

We also spy special dinner experiences at The Plot, Huntress, Kingfisher, Coasterra, and more.

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